Wattpad is a mobile social app that connects people all over the world with stories that matter to them. It enhances the storytelling experience, and makes it possible for people to be captivated by something they love.  We’re proudly based in Toronto, but our reach is global. Every month, 45 million people spend over 15 billion minutes on Wattpad to create and discover stories they can’t find anywhere else.  

We are looking for an Accountant to join our growing Finance team.  Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will be an integral part of the team as we continue our growth and monetization.

You thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment are are not afraid to step up to the plate.  You have ideally have worked for a growing start-up and have been part of an accounting system implementation.   You are hungry to do great work and resilient in the face of constant change!

Come write your next chapter with us!

What you will do

  • Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements
  • Establish best practice procedures for monthly closing
  • Maintain the GL and monthly account reconciliation
  • Interpret business transactions and recommend optimal accounting treatment
  • Develop and implement processes for new source of revenues
  • Work closely with key business units on budget preparation
  • Assisting with preparation and coordination of the audit process
  • Act as backup for payroll

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or accounting is required
  • Advanced standing CGA, CMA or CPA
  • Minimum of 3 years full cycle accounting experience at a mid-sized company
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in multi- currencies
  • Experience implementing an ERP is an asset
  • Expert knowledge in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of Salesforce
  • Ability to think creatively and solve problems
  • Knowledgeable with US GAAP

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary & career growth
  • Meaningful equity (stock options)
  • Health benefits, fully covered on us!
  • A transit pass and flexible hours, so you can get to and from work according to your schedule
  • A beautiful office in downtown Toronto, with easy access to transit
  • And a whole lot more!

Date Posted:
May 4, 2016 1:00 AM PDT

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Great stories bring people together! Wattpad is the world's largest community for discovering and sharing stories. It's a new form of entertainment connecting readers and writers through storytelling, and best of all, it's entirely free. With thousands of new stories added every day, an incredibly active community of readers, and the ability to read on your computer, phone, or tablet, Wattpad... more